April 20, 2010

Trust Women: Dr. George Tiller

View all Women’s Health Heroes. Voting closes May 14. Background info here.

Entrant: Zoe French
Nominee: Dr. George Tiller

Dr. Tiller was an abortion provider, one of only three nationwide who provided abortions after the 21st week of pregnancy. He was murdered at church by an anti-abortion activist on May 31, 2009.

16 Responses to “Trust Women: Dr. George Tiller”

  1. Sally Burgess Says:

    I wish to vote for George Tiller for the OBOS Women’s Health Hero 2010.

  2. nancy boothe Says:

    He was my hero

  3. Mary Says:

    Yes for George Tiller

  4. Pat Mitchell Says:

    A true champion for women. He was known to many as a last bastion of hope. We called him Saint George and I’m proud to vote for him.

  5. Renee Says:

    Yes for Dr. Tiller

  6. Marguerite Reed Says:

    I worked for Dr. Tiller for 12 years. He was my boss, my teacher, my mentor, my friend. More importantly, he was the physician of last resort to thousands of women. He changed the world.

  7. Beverly Whipple Says:

    He was there for women who needed him. He was there for colleagues who needed him. He truly made a difference in the world of women’s healthcare and it is not the same without him.

  8. Carrie Klaege Says:

    My time working with George Tiller was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I am forever grateful for the many things I learned from him and thankful I was able to call him my friend. Yes for George Tiller!

  9. heather harrington Says:

    Yes for our hero, Dr. Tiller.

  10. Deborah Williams Says:

    He is a Hero

  11. Carol Bunk Says:

    I met Dr. Tiller at the NAF conference in April just before his death and feel that was one of the best moments of my life. I feel that I was meeting my hero. I appreciate all he did for women. Thank you Dr. Tiller

  12. Elisabeth S Says:

    Dr. Tiller was profoundly willing and able to be every woman’s health hero. His spirit lives on. – Please count my vote!

  13. Stephanie Says:

    My hero!

  14. tammy Says:

    women’s lives and their families were changed by this man and his work…huge loss to people everywhere…

  15. Effie Says:

    Please count my vote for Dr. Tiller, He was and will always be a hero!

  16. MomTFH Says:

    I was upset to see demonstrators outside this month’s ACOG conference holding up a sign with his picture. How disgusting to be proud of such an atrocity – the man was gunned down in his church.

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